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Appointment of new Technology Transfer Manager

Ms Aisha Mahomed Ali has been appointed as Technology Transfer Manager at UWC Technology Transfer Office as of 1 June 2017. Aisha has an MSc in Microbiology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration. Her experience in product development at a private biotechnology start-up company and in the public sector innovation funding space makes her well placed to drive UWC technology transfer activities. Over the past three years, in the capacity of Technology Transfer Officer (Commercialisation) she has supported UWC researchers in securing TIA Seed Funding, assisted with project management and played an active role in the sourcing of follow-on funding.  Her committed nature and keen interest in innovation will ensure that she makes a great success of her new role.